Team Kivvit

Hira Shaikh
Hira Shaikh Principal New Jersey

Hira Shaikh

Hira assists clients in executing their public affairs and strategic communications goals. She has experience in research and analysis, social media management and business development.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Hira served as secretary-general of Rutgers University Model United Nations 2015, a civic engagement program for 1,500 high school students from across the country, for which she trained and managed a staff of 65 Rutgers students. Hira also completed internships with the Office of the Governor of New Jersey and Standard Chartered Bank and served as a research assistant at the Center for American Women and Politics, where she researched women and minorities who hold local and statewide office in the U.S. Hira is an alumna of Douglass Residential College and the Eagleton Institute of Politics.

Hira is a graduate of Rutgers University with a degree in political science. She grew up in Pakistan and Qatar and currently lives in East Brunswick, NJ. Hira enjoys traveling, especially to her favorite destination, Seoul.